NOUN Varsity Job Openings 2016 – Registrar, Bursar and University Librarian


National Open University Of Nigeria NOUN
National Open University Of Nigeria NOUN

National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN
recruitment for the posts of :
1. Registrar;
2. Bursar, and;
3. University Librarian.
The posts of the Registrar, Bursar and University
Librarian of the National Open University of
Nigeria (NOUN) will become vacant on
4thSeptember, 17thSeptember and 2ndOctober,
2016, respectively. In accordance with the
provisions of the Universities (Miscellaneous
Provisions) Decree No. 11 of 1993 as amended
by the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions)
(Amendment) Act, 2003, the Governing Council
of the University wishes to commence the
process for the appointment of suitable and
qualified candidates for thesepositions.
Interested candidates are requested to note the
following information:
ABOUT THE NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF
NIGERIA.
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)
was established by the Federal Government of
Nigeria vide the NOU Act of 1983. The mission
of the University, as a dedicated single mode
open and distance learning institution, is to make
education available to as many people as are
sufficiently prepared, able and willing to benefit
from the various levels of education provided
through the distance learning mode.
The NOUN Headquarters is located at the
University Village, Jabi, Abuja. At present, the
university has a campus in Kadunaand seventy-
two (72) Study Centres spread across the
country.
THE REGISTRAR – NOUN.
The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer
of the University, responsible to the Vice-
Chancellor for the day-to-day administration of
the University.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CANDIDATE
The candidate for the post of Registrar must
possess a good earned honours degree from a
recognized University, with at least fifteen (15)
years relevant post-qualification experience,
preferably in an institution of higher learning.
Possession of higher degree(s), professional
qualifications and membership of professional
bodies will be an added advantage. The
candidate is also expected to:
1. Not be below the rank of Deputy Registrar;
2. Show demonstrable evidence of
consummate management and leadership
passion and drive in previous positions and
in addition, must possess excellent
communication and interpersonal
relationship skills;
3. Exhibit the ability to be a team leader, who
leads by example, has clear mentorship
skills and plans, should not be older than
sixty (60) years of age upon appointment
and should be within the sixty-five (65)
years retirement age at the expiration of
his/her tenure;
4. Enjoy strong physical and mental health;
5. Possess personal integrity, demonstrate
transparency in private and public life, be
able to command the respect and loyalty of
staff, students and other members of the
University Community;
6. Be computer literate and have a good
working understanding of communication
by internet
7. Must have a good working knowledge of
current administrative principles, processes
and
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
APPLICABLE TO THE POST
The Registrar shall hold office for a single term
of five (5) years only on such terms and
conditions as may be specified in the letter of
appointment.The remuneration and other
conditions of service are as applicable to the
post of Registrar in all Federal Universities in
Nigeria and as may be determined from time to
time by the Federal Government/Governing
Council of the University.
THE BURSAR – NOUN.
The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the
University and is directly responsible to the Vice-
Chancellor for the management and control of
the finances of the University.
He/She shall advise the Vice-Chancellor on
finance-related matters, coordinate the
development and update the University’s
financial management plans; coordinate the
preparation of periodic income and expenditure
statements, balance sheet, cash flow estimates
and consolidation, when necessary.
He/She shall ensure that accurate records are
maintained of all assets and liabilities held by
the University. The duties shall include
monitoring monthly income and expenditure and
balance sheet variances against the budgets,
and ensuring thatthey are reconciled; monitoring
treasury activities including cash flow projections
and forecasts for prudence and accountability;
negotiating with financial and government
institutions with regard to financial matters.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CANDIDATE
The candidate for the post of Bursar must
possess a good earned honours degree in
Accounting, Economics, Finance or any related
discipline from a recognized University, with at
least fifteen (15) years relevant post-professional
qualification experiencein an institution of higher
learning. Possession of a Masters Degree will be
an added advantage. The Applicant must
possess any of the following professionally
recognized accountancy qualifications: ANAN,
ACA, CIMA, CPA, ACCA, ICAN. The candidate is
also expected to:
1. Not be below the rank of Deputy Bursar;
2. Show demonstrable evidence of
consummate management and leadership
passion and drive in previous positions and
in addition, must possess excellent
communication and interpersonal
relationship skills;
3. Exhibit the ability to be a team leader, who
leads by example and has clear mentorship
skills and plans; and should not be older
than sixty (60) years upon appointment and
should be within the retirement age at the
expiration of his/her tenure;
4. Exhibit a considerable degree of
competence, responsiveness, demonstrable
integrity and transparency on matters of
financial resource management with an
outstanding experience at management
5. Be a person with good leadership qualities
who can inspire and motivate colleagues, a
person with clear vision for the
development of the University and must be
ready to implement the vision of the
6. Be focused and innovative, computer
literate and must have a good working
understanding of communication by
7. Must be in excellent physical and mental
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
APPLICABLE TO THE POST
The Bursar shall hold office for a single term of
five (5) years only on such terms and conditions
as may be specified in the letter of appointment.
The remuneration and other conditions of service
are as applicable to the post of Bursar in all
Federal Universities in Nigeria and as may be
determined from time to time by the Federal
Government/Governing Council of the University.
THE LIBRARIAN – NOUN.
The University Librarian is responsible to the
Vice-Chancellor for the overall administration and
coordination of the University Library, its
branches in the Schools and Study Centresas
well as providing services for the entire
University Community. Interested candidates are
requested to note that a Distance Education (DE)
or Distance Learning (DL) Librarian is a
specialised academic Librarian whose primary
duties involve serving the information needs of
distance education students, and staff. This
position typically involves coordinating the duties
of many librarians and library staff to ensure
adequate access to library resources for those
who enrol in, and teach distance education
courses. This means that the successful
candidate will berequired to administer and
develop the Libraries at the Headquarters,
Schools and Study Centres to meet the
University’s increasing needs, for its
undergraduate, post-graduate and research
programmes. In addition, he/she is to:
1. Ensure that distance education students
and staff have the same access as on-
campus students in conventional
universities to essential services including
reference assistance, library materials,
bibliography instruction, interlibrary loan
and document delivery, as well as access
to reserve materials;
2. Prepare library budgets;
3. Serve as primary contact at the library for
distance education students and staff;
4. Design, maintain and access distance
education library web-pages and user
interfaces;
5. Create specialised online tutorials covering
topics such as information literacy
education and using of remotely accessible
library database;
6. Assist staff with designing course-specific
web-pages and providing intellectual
property
7. Must be in excellent physical and mental
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CANDIDATE
The candidate for the post of Librarian must
possess a good earned honours degree, Masters
in Library Science (MLS) and Ph.D from a
recognized University, with at least fifteen (15)
years relevant post-professional qualification
experience in an institution of higher learning.
The candidate is also expected to:
1. Not be below the rank of Deputy Librarian;
2. Have scholarly publications in reputable
journals;
3. Be a member of the following:
1. Librarian Registration Council of
Nigeria
2. Nigeria Library Association
4. Be computer literate and proficient in
relevant computer applications as
applicable to the running of a complex and
modern University
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
APPLICABLE TO THE POST
The University Librarian shall hold office for a
single term of five (5) years only on such terms
and conditions as may be specified in the letter
of appointment. The remuneration and other
conditions of service are as applicable to the
post of Librarian in all Federal Universities in
Nigeria and as may be determined from time to
time by the Federal Government/Governing
Council of the University.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Each application, including the candidate’s
detailed curriculum vitae duly signed should be
made in thirty (30) copies. The curriculum
vitae must contain the candidate’s name in
full, age, marital status, educational
attainments, nationality,professional and
academic
Each application should include the names
and addresses of three referees. Each
applicant should request each of his/her
referees to forward, direct to the Registrar, a
confidential report on the candidate’s
character, academic and managerial abilities
in a properly sealed envelope marked Post of
Registrar: Referee’s Report, Post of Bursar:
Referee’s Report and Post of Librarian:
Referee’s Report as the case may be, with
name of candidate at the top left hand corner
of the
All applications and referees’ reports should
be submitted within six (6) weeks from the
date of this publication under confidential
cover, and addressed to:
The Registrar
National Open University of Nigeria
University Village, Plot 91, Cadastral Zone
NnamdiAzikiwe Expressway, Jabi
FCT, Abuja
registrar@noun.edu.ng
NB: The Governing Council reserves the right to
extend the closing date if deemed necessary,
and/or re-advertise the position should this
particular process not yield the desired results.
This advertisement does not impose any legal
obligation on the University to invite, accept or
deal in whatsoever manner with any applicant.

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